Poetic Devices

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Can you name the Poetic Devices?

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ExamplePoetic DeviceDefinition
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
That guy's a beast.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
How many lines does a sonnet have?
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
I dumped my drink in the sink.
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
Life is like a box of chocolates.
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)

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Created Jan 30, 2012ReportNominate
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